Worth Furguson Henshaw

Worth Furguson Henshaw
B: 1884 
D: 1943 
M: Ethel Delila McCormick
   ├── Tenley T. Henshaw (1906-1937) 1,2
   ├── Ogle Marshall Henshaw (1909-1981) 1,2,3
   └── Weldon Morris Henshaw (1912-1984) 2,3

Worth Furguson Henshaw     [ID 12295] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 13 1884, Arkansas.1,3,4  

He married Ethel Delila McCormick1,3 [Ethel D. Holt3], about 19051,3.  Ethel was born Oct 4 1889, Texas.1,3  

Worth and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 19 1910), Lamar County, Texas:1

Henshaw, Worth, head-of-household, age 25, born in Arkansas; father born in Texas; mother born in Tennessee; second marriage, married 5 years; occupation: farmer, general farm; rented farm.
Henshaw, Ethel, wife, age 20, born in Texas; parents born in Missouri; first marriage, married 5 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Henshaw, Tenly, son, age 4, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas.
Henshaw, Ogle, son, age 2 months, born in Texas; father born in Arkansas; mother born in Texas.

On Sep 12 1918 Worth Ferguson Henshaw, age 34, registered for the World War I draft in Lamar County, Texas.  He declared his residence as 249 Cedar St., Paris, Lamar County, Texas.  He showed he was a truck driver working for D.J. Lacey at 296 S. Mill St., Paris, Lamar County, Texas.  His nearest relative was shown as Ethel Delila Henshaw, 249 Cedar, Paris.  He was recorded with blue eyes, red hair.4  

Worth and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 6 1920), Lamar County, Texas:2

Henshaw, Worth, head-of-household, age 35, born in Arkansas; father born in Georgia; mother born in Alabama; occupation: mover, house.
Henshaw, Ethel, wife, age 29, born in Texas; father born in Texas; mother born in Missouri.
Henshaw, Tiney, son, age 14, born in Texas; father born in Texas [sic]; mother born in Arkansas [sic]; attended school.
Henshaw, Opal, son, age 11, born in Texas; father born in Texas [sic]; mother born in Arkansas [sic]; attended school.
Henshaw, Welden, son, age 7, born in Texas; father born in Texas [sic]; mother born in Arkansas [sic]; attended school.

Ethel died Mar 8 1923, buried Union Grove Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas.3  

From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records, in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home: Book #10; p.302; Service #52; charge to W.F. Henshaw; secured by S.J. Long; funeral date 9 Mar; residence 106 Neagle Ave.; place of death at same; services at same; time 3pm; Clergyman Knickbocker; Physician R.B. Leach; cause of death Cancer; date of death 8 Mar 1923 at 8 pm; married; aged 33 years, 5 months, 4 days; casket size 5/9; manufactured by Cincinnati; interment at Union Grove Cemetery; coffin price $100.00; burial robe $20.00; burial slippers and hose $1.50; hearse $15.00; total $136.50.3  

Worth Furguson Henshaw died Apr 28 1943, buried Union Grove Cemetery, Lamar County, Texas.3  

Worth and Ethel are buried on either side of son Tenley T. Henshaw.3  

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Sources

  1. 1910 census, Precinct 1, Lamar County, Texas; roll T624-1571, ED 74, page 115B, line #64, dwelling #97, family #98.
  2. 1920 census, Paris Township, Lamar County, Texas; roll T625-1827, ED 89, page 7A, line #22, dwelling #31, family #32.
  3. Ron Brothers, "The Death and Cemetery Records of Lamar County, Texas", online edition (Paris, TX: ReBroMa Press, 1999); USGenWeb Archives:
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~txlamar/cemetery/1cemmain.htm.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.


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